Standards FAQs: Steam Sterilization–Equipment & Materials

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Instrument trays/wraps?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information, Sections 9.5 and 10.1.3.

Autoclaves?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information, Sections 10 and 12.

Pouches?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information, Sections 9.5.4 and 10.1.2.

Ultrasonic cleaners?
Please see ANSI/AAMI ST79:2017, Comprehensive guide to steam sterilization and sterility assurance in health care facilities for more information, Sections 7.6.4.4 and 7.6.4.3.3, and Annex P.


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